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BMJ 2016; 353 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3540 (Published 28 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3540
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

Sounds like a health insurance plan

Nope. It’s a controversial new weight loss device from the inventor of the Segway that has just been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Excellent! What is it?

Wearers and readers need a strong stomach—literally. What looks like an overflow pipe is inserted into a tube in the abdomen that has been previously …

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